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Spaghetti with Lemon

 

400 grams (1 pound) spaghetti

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 onion, grated

120 milliliters (4 ounces) lemon juice

2 tablespoons lemon zest

1 pinch nutmeg and pepper

1 teaspoon basil

2 tablespoons “Minas” cheese or Queso Fresco (fresh cheese)

 

1.     Boil the water and cook the pasta until al dente, drain and set aside.

2.     In a saucepan, heat the oil and add the onion, lemon juice, lemon zest, nutmeg and pepper. Mix well and pour over the spaghetti.

3.     Add the basil, mix well and sprinkle with cheese.

4.     Serve immediately.

 

Makes 4 servings

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